Route History

Route 1 fares

Date
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
16.01.88
BX61+
5L/T+
4L/T
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logo NEW TENDERED ROUTE previously operated by Kentish Bus

WOOLWICH HIGH STREET - Nathan Way - Eastern Way - Carlisle Road - Bentham Road - (Mon-Fri peaks) THAMESMEAD Town Centre - (MS except evenings) - Central Way - Crossway - Harrow Manor Way - Yarnton Way - Eastern Way - then Mon-Fri peaks double run via Anderson Way and Crabtree Manorway roundabout back to Eastern Way - Picardy Road - Nuxley Road - Bedonwell Road, Long Lane - Woolwich Road - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre (MS evenings) then Mayplace Road - Erith Road - BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE ( Mon-Sat except evenings ) or Bexleyheath Broadway - Gravel Hill - Bourne Road - Bexley High Street - Vicarage Road - Dartford Road - Old Bexley Lane - Oakfield Lane - DARTFORD HEATH ( Mon-Fri peaks )
The Mon-Fri peak journeys operated from Bexleyheath and were with the flow journeys ie towards Dartford Heath am and from Dartford Heath pm
Mon-Fri peak journeys to/from Woolwich operated via Bentham Road both ways instead of Crossway

L281

L281 seen at Bexleyheath

London Buses by Adam

24.11.90
BX61+
5L/T+
4L/T
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LOGO Contract reassigned
map

Extracted from 1990 London Transport Map

Bus Maps for sale

19.01.91
BX61+
7T
4T
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THAMESMEAD Town Centre - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre ( Mon-Fri evenings / Sat early am / evenings) - BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE ( Mon-Fri  except evenings and Sat shop hours ) or DARTFORD HEATH ( SDO journeys
Withdrawn between Thamesmead and Woolwich this section replaced by revised 244
All Mon-Fri journeys up to 1900 revised to operate via Crabtree Manorway roundabout
Projections beyond Bexleyheath to Dartford restricted to schoolday only now.

T750

T750 seen at ?

London Buses by Adam

 

401

Extracted from March 1991 allocation book which is for sale in pdf format

Sales List

09.10.94
BX61+
6T
4T
3MRL

THAMESMEAD Town Centre - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre ( Mon-Fri evenings / Sat early am / evenings / Suns ) - BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE ( Mon-Fri  except evenings and Sat shop hours ) or DARTFORD HEATH ( SDO journeys
Sunday service introduced with midibus

1995 map

Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris

The Greater London Bus Map

23.01.99
BX61+
6T
4T
3MRL

THAMESMEAD Town Centre - BEXLEYHEATH Shopping Centre - BEXLEYHEATH GARAGE (MS except evenings )
Service revised to operate daily between Thamesmead and Bexleyheath - the projections beyond Bexleyheath to Bexley and Dartford Heath replaced by Route 601
Start of new contract

NV25

NV26 Thamesmead terminus

© John King

01.04.00
BX21+
5PVL
4PVL
3DMS

Buses converted to low floor operation

PVL25

PVL25 Bexleyheath

This image available on the
GO-AHEAD London download


24.01.04
BX21+
6PVL
4PVL
3DMS

Start of new contract

24.01.09
BX21+
7PVL
6PVL
3PVL

Service increase

22.01.11
BX21+
7PVL
6PVL
3PVL
logo Contract renewal
23.01.16
BX21+
8E
6E
3E

Thamesmead – Belvedere – Upper Belvedere – Bexleyheath 
Thamesmead Thamesmere Drive - Central Way - Crossway - Carlyle Road - Harrow Manor Way - Yarnton Way - Thamesmead East - Eastern Way then (Mondays to Fridays except evenings) double run via Anderson Way to/from Crabtree Manorway then Picardy Manorway - Lower Road (for Belvedere Station) - Picardy Road - Upper Belvedere - Nuxley Road - Bedonwell Road - Long Lane - Woolwich Road - North Street - Chapel Road - Geddes Place - Bexleyheath Market Place

Bexleyheath – Upper Belvedere – Belvedere – Thamesmead 
Bexleyheath Market Place - Friswell Place - Woolwich Road - Long Lane - Bedonwell Road - Nuxley Road - Albert Road - Woolwich Road - Upper Belvedere - Picardy Road - Lower Road (for Belvedere Station) - Picardy Manorway - then (Mondays to Fridays except evenings) double run via Anderson Way to/from Crabtree Manorway then Eastern Way - Thamesmead East - Yarnton Way - Harrow Manor Way - Carlyle Road - Crossway - Central Way - Thamesmead Thamesmere Drive
Contract extended for two years

WVL360

WVL360 Bexleyheath

London Buses by Adam

83 times

Operating Garage

BX Bexleyheath
Crew changeover point Bexleyheath stand or at garage

Stands and turning points